Emaar Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

A quite new aquarium experience is waiting its visitors at Emaar Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. The aquarium and underwater zoo, composed of 7 different thematic sections, namely the Main Tank that includes the Tunnel Aquarium as well as Rocky Shores, Jelly Fish Gallery, Forests, Rivers and Falls, Penguin Island, and Crocodile Kingdom, home more than 20,000 marine animals and amphibians of 200 species.

Thousands of species from sharks living in shallow waters to giant spider crabs living in deep and cold waters of seas, from gobies, the most curious fish of the seabed, to piranhas and from the fastest species of seas to manta rays are bringing the mysterious and colorful world of oceans to our guests.


Thematic Sections

Rocky Shores

This is where the land meets the sea, a rugged, harsh environment where only the toughest can survive. You can see various species of sharks and rays, shrimps and crustaceans in Rocky Shores.

Main Tank and Tunnel Aquarium

The tunnel aquarium, 3.5 m. beneath the surface, is offering an extraordinary underwater experience to our visitors as if they dive in an enormous coral reef. You can meet with the most fascinating underwater animals of the planet while walking through this underwater tunnel, covered with glass to offer 270 degrees of view.

Jelly Fish Gallery

You will be impressed from lots of jelly fishes dancing under the lights in this gallery.


Snakes, spiders, iguanas, chameleons, wild piranhas, giant water rats and many other intriguing residents of forests as well as lots of aquatic animals and amphibians are waiting for you in our Forest section.

Rivers and Falls

Otters, which are smart as well as playful, red-eared turtles that we all know very well, arowanas, one of the most impressive fish of Amazons, herbivorous piranhas and stingrays... There are many animals that you would like to see in our Rivers and Falls section.

Penguin Island

Penguin Island is the home of our South American Humboldt penguins colony.

Crocodile Kingdom

You will get goosebumps when you face with the male king croc of 5 m. length, one of the largest reptiles of the world, and his female companion of 3 m. length.